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Dealing With Diabetic Chronic Wounds

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a total of 34.2 million people suffer from diabetes in the United States. Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar and consists of three main types: Type 1: People who suffer from this type often cannot make the […]

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Main Functions of the Muscular System

Many people have suffered from sore muscles at some point in their lives. Whether they be from sports injuries or such caused by everyday activity, they often only ache for a few days before they’re as good as new. But have you ever stopped to think about all of the different parts that make up […]

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Types of Wounds

Accidents happen and when they do, we’re often left with some kind of injury, usually a wound. One of the most common is an open wound. According to Healthline, an open wound is characterized by an internal or external break in tissue, often involving the skin. But not all open wounds are the same. Knowing what […]

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Barometric Pressure Pain Index Impacts Chronic Conditions

You may have an elderly relative who would say, “Oh, I can feel this storm in my bones.” You’d probably give them a sympathetic smile and a slight eye roll. Aunt Betsy, you cannot feel storms, you would say with a sigh. But what if we told you she could? When the barometric pressure changes […]

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Understanding the Stages of Wound Healing

Wounds can be as simple as a paper cut to as severe as a traumatic fall resulting in injury or a surgical incision. No matter the severity of your wound, the body undergoes the same process to heal your body. There are four stages of the wound healing process. Hemostasis We understand hemostasis as, “the physiological process that stops […]

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Healing Your Body After a Fall in the Snow

Winter is here and with colder weather comes various precipitation that can create an increased likelihood of falling on ice and slush. When you have such an accident, certain injuries can occur. Common ailments following a slip and fall accident include: Broken bones Sprained ankles or wrists Knee damage Shoulder dislocations or muscle strains Spine and […]

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Experience Wound Healing at The Speed of Light By Boosting Circulation

Chronic wounds affect 5.7 million Americans, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic wounds are those injuries that still haven’t healed six weeks out from the initial incident. As you’ll see further down in this post, improving your circulation could be the key to your healing process. Chronic conditions such as […]

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Winter Blues And Carpal Tunnel Triggers

With the change in season and a drop in temperature, those with carpal tunnel syndrome are feeling a lot more than the winter blues. For those more than eight million people impacted with carpal tunnel each year, the winter months can bring a lot of pain. There are obvious tips and tricks to easing your pain like keeping hands […]

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Carpal Tunnel Translation, Triggers, & Therapy

Translation The carpal tunnel is a sort of bridge comprised of ligament and bone and is located at the base of the hand. The median nerve runs under the carpal tunnel and extends from the palm of the hand to the forearm. If that median nerve becomes compressed, pinched, or squeezed, there very well may […]

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Why You Should Try The Gladiator Therapeutics Far Infrared Device

The use of far infrared technology has been around for a long time, namely, to maximize industrial fuel efficiency and cleanliness for tractor trailers, locomotives, and heavy machinery. However, Gladiator Therapeutics has leveraged that technology in a completely different and truly revolutionary way–to create a far infrared product that can be used* by almost any […]

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